New Paradigms of Information Retrieval from Diverse Data – 2012 Summer Research Experiences for Undergraduates

New Paradigms of Information Retrieval from Diverse Data – 2012 Summer Research Experiences for Undergraduates

Department of Computer Science
Texas State University College of Science and Engineering June 4 – August 3, 2012

Application Deadline:  March 15, 2012

http://reu.cs.txstate.edu/

This REU program covers the main research projects within the iDig (Information and Data Innovation Group) research group at Texas State University. The core aspects covered in this 9-week summer program includes new paradigms and architectures for information retrieval and Web search, multimedia information retrieval, spatial and temporal data retrieval, and discovery of scientific data sources. The students will spend nine weeks in the summer on site working in groups of two with supervising faculty members on a practical research project. Students will be assigned to an on-campus dormitory for inclusion in a supportive campus community. Students will be closely mentored on research processes, research ethics, advanced technology development, and both written and oral presentation skills. They will also participate in practical professional development activities such as graduate school workshops and field trips to industrial laboratories.

Who can apply?
►Applicant must be a US Citizen or US Permanent Resident ►Applicant should have at least completed data structures and computer algorithms classes or their equivalence ►Good programming knowledge in an object-oriented language ►Women, minorities, and two-year college students are encouraged to apply

Benefits
►Stipend: $500 per week
►Travel reimbursement of up to $600
►Free on-campus housing
►Meal allowance: $20 per day for the 9-week program period

Contact:
Program Manager: Dr. Anne H.H. Ngu
Email: reuir@txstate.edu
Phone: (512) 245-3409 Fax: (512) 245-8750

Mailing address: Dr. Anne H.H. Ngu
Department of Computer Science
Texas State University-San Marcos
601 University Drive , San Macros, TX 78666-4616

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